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CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
MACCULLOCH, John. A description of the western islands of scotland, including the isle of man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. London. Printed for Archibald Constable.., 1819. First edition. 8vo and Quarto. In three volumes. xv, [1], 587, [1]; vii, [1], 589, [1]; [4], 91pp, [1]. Without the terminal advertisement leaf to Vol II, but with 33 engraved plates (one of which hand-coloured) and 10 engraved maps (some folding, all but one hand-coloured), and a manuscript transcription, in an early hand, of William Sotheby's 'Staffa' to blank fly-leaf at the end of the volume of plates. Contemporary ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23011
[HUGHES, Mary]. [Drop-head title]. The Apprehending and Taking of the Female Robber, mary hughes, alias King, alias Atkinson, alias Evans, in the City of Bath, for Robbing Mrs Whitcomb, at the Boar's Head, Bristol, of Two Hundred Guineas, and a Bank Note value Twenty Pounds. Newcastle. M. Angus & Son, Printers, [s.d., c1800?] Dimensions 194 x 296mm. Single leaf broadside, printed on recto only in two columns. Edges uncut, with some marking, spotting and marginal loss, slight surface loss/tear to verso. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23226
EADMER. Eadmeri Monachi cantuariensis Historiae novorum... Londini [i.e. London]. Published by Guilielmi Stanesbeij, ex officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. First edition. Folio. [6], xvi, 218pp. Without initial and final blank leaves. Title in red and black. Later half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional marginalia in an early hand. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20858
JAMESON, Robert. An outline of the mineralogy of the shetland islands, and of the island of arran. Illustrated with copper-plates. With an appendix; containing observations on peat, kept, and coal. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech.., 1798. First edition. Quarto. [4], xiv, 202pp. With an engraved folding map (of the Shetland Islands) and three engraved plates on two leaves (one of which a map of Arran). Early twentieth-century half-calf (with a manuscript note 'Re-bound april 1904' inscribed to RFEP), contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A generously margined copy, with fore-edges and bottom edges uncut. Very slightly marked, slightest of wear to extremities. Spotting to endpapers, and ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 23010
BUCKLEY, Julia. Emily, the governess, a tale. London. Printed for the author: by J. Farrow, 32, Pudding Lane, Near the Monument, [1836]. 12mo. v, [1], 212pp. With an engraved frontispiece, captioned 'Emily' in manuscript, in an early hand. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grained burgundy morocco. Marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece tipped to title, which has pulled the first quire away from the text block slightly. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22119
D'OCAGNE, M. Maurice. Le calcul simplifie par les procedes mecaniques et graphiques...conferences faites au conservatoire national des arts et metiers, les 26 fevrier, 5 et 19 mars 1893. Paris. Gauthier-villars et fils, Imprimeurs-Libraires.., 1894. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title, two folding charts to rear, and numerous vignette engravings to text. Contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Slightly rubbed to extremities, label removed from spine with consequent marking and loss of marbled paper to boards. Deaccessioned from the Geneva University Library, with occasional (cancelled) stamps, the odd pencilled marking and manuscript shelf-marks to blank-fly at front. From the library of Erwin Tomash, with his ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22553
SHAKESPEARE, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream, written by Shakespeare: with alterations, additions, and new songs... London. Printed for John Miller, 1816. iv, [3], 6-57pp, [1]. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Henry R Bishop Esq. from the publisher'.

[Bound after:] SIDDONS, Henry. Time's a tell-tale: a comedy, in five acts... London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. [ii]-vi, [2], 67pp, [3]. Without half-title.

[And:] DIBDIN, Thomas. Don Giovanni; or, a spectre on horseback!... London. Printed for John Miller, 1817. [2], 30pp.

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£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17070
[NAUBERT, Benedikte]. Alf von deulmen: or, the history of the emperor philip, and his daughters. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1794. First edition in English. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 300; [2], 305pp, [1]. Bound by J. Parkin's of Westminster in contemporary diced calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Early inked ownership inscription (Mrs. Rowland, Abingdon St.) and later ink-stamp of Sir Walter John Trevelyan, Sheriff of Cornwall to recto of FFEP, Vol. I advertisement leaf (A2) detached with loss to gutter - recently naively reattached with ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19642
PILKINGTON, [Mary]. Miscellaneous poems. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [10], 144; [6], 142pp. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J, Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, inked ownership inscriptions of Juliana Robinson to head of both titles, foxed. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19668
SURTEES, R.S.. Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities.... London. Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Alken-illustrated edition. 8vo. viii, 358pp, [2], 8pp adverts. Frontispiece, extra-engraved title and 13 hand-coloured plates by Henry Alken. A bright copy, with small repairs to hinges, with the webbing exposed but boards firmly attached to the text block. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 23047
AUSTEN, Jane. Emma: a novel. London. [Printed by A. and G. A. Spottiswoode for] Richard Bentley, 1854. 8vo. [4], 435pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown buckram, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to foot of all leaves. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20966
DENNIS, [John] Mr.. A poem upon the Death of Her late Sacred Majesty Queen anne, and the Most Happy and most Auspicious Accession Of his Sacred Majesty king george. To the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain, France and Ireland. With an Exhortation to all True Britons to Unity. London. Printed by H. Meere, and Sold by J. Baker, 1714. First edition. 8vo. 30pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, slight shaving to top-edge. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15133
[BERENGER, Charles Random Baron de]. [CRUIKSHANK, George. CRUIKSHANK, Robert]. Particulars and recommendations of the stadium, or british national arena for manly and defensive exercises, equestrian, chivalric, and aquatic games, and skilful andamusing pastimes; at the residence of the late lord cremone...extending from the king's road, chelsea, to the thames, and distant less than 21/4 miles from piccadilly. London. Published for the proprietor, by T. Hurst, 1835. 8vo. 28pp, [4]. With a half-title and 11 plates and plans, three of which folding, and a printed notice advertising 'sacrifices and alterations from the terms, amusements & regulations' tipped to the inside of the upper wrapper. Original publisher's buff paper wrappers. Some loss to spine, slight marking, but generally a well preserved example. Early ownership inscription of 'Mary Wright Bought this Book at Chelsea on ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19264
[ALMANACS]. MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a loyal almanack For the Year of Human Redemption M,DCC,XCI... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1791. 48pp. ESTC T175488.

[Bound with:] MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a loyal almanack For the Year of Human Redemption, M,DCC,XCII... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1792. 48pp. ESTC T175490.

[And:] MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a loyal almanack For the Year of Human Redemption, M,DCC,XCII... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1792. 48pp. ESTC T175490.

[And:] MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20658
CHAUNCY, Isaac. The Divine Institution of Congregational Churches, Ministry and Ordinances, [As has bin Professed by those of that Persuasion] Asserted and Proved from the word of god. London. Printed for Nathanael Hiller.., 1697. Sole edition. 12mo. xii, 142pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Worn, with loss to spine, splitting to joints (but with boards holding firmly), some marking to boards, damp-staining, some browning and occasional marginal worming to text-block. Early ink inscription ('John Stacy his book') to FFEP, further pencilled inscription to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15245
MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. I. Life in the wilds. A tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. xx, 124pp.

[Together with:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. II. The hill and the valley. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. [4], 140pp.

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. III. Brooke and Brooke Farm. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1833. Third edition. [4], 139pp, [1].

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. IV. Demerara. A Tale. London. Charles ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21061
ALCOTT, Louisa M.. Little women. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

[Together with:] ALCOTT, Louisa M. Little women married. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900]. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

8vo. Original publisher's printed blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, chipping to upper corner of text-block of first mentioned work, small hole to upper panel of second. Leaves browned. More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20782